(as) good as gold

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) good as gold

:very good
  • The children were (as) good as gold this morning.
  • You can trust him to do what he says he'll do. His word is (as) good as gold.

Word by Word Definitions

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

gold play
  1. : a yellow malleable ductile metallic element that occurs chiefly free or in a few minerals and is used especially in coins, jewelry, and dentures — see Chemical Elements Table

  2. : gold coins

  3. : a gold piece

  1. : qualifying for a gold record


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